grant·or /'gran-tər, -ˌtȯr; gran-'tȯr/ n: one that makes a grant: as
a: one that conveys property or a right in property by deed
c: one (as an organization) that provides aid in the form of grants (as for education)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun assignor, bequeathes bestower, conferred contributor, devisor, donator, giver, investor, presenter, rewarder, testator associated concepts: grantor of a power II index contributor (giver), donor, feoffor, obligee, transferor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A person who grants something.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

1) Someone who transfers ownership of real estate through a grant deed.
2) Someone who creates a trust; also called a settlor or trustor.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Buying a House

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. The individual or entity making a grant.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

An individual who conveys or transfers ownership of property.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

An individual who conveys or transfers ownership of property.
II The person who sets up a trust. Also referred to as "settlor."

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   the party who transfers title in real property (seller, giver) to another (buyer, recipient, donee) by grant deed or quitclaim deed.
   See also: grant

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • grantor — grant ► VERB 1) agree to give or allow (something requested) to. 2) give (something) formally or legally to. 3) agree or admit to (someone) that (something) is true. ► NOUN 1) a sum of money given by a government or public body for a particular… …   English terms dictionary

  • grantor — noun a person who makes a grant in legal form conveyed from grantor to grantee • Derivationally related forms: ↑grant • Hypernyms: ↑granter • Hyponyms: ↑alienor …   Useful english dictionary

  • grantor — noun see grant I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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